Category: Alex Camardelle

Unlock TANF Reserves to Serve Families in Need

Dear Governor Kemp and Director Rawlings, Thank you for your service and dedication to our state during this very difficult time. We know you are working to lessen the economic harm caused by the pandemic while attempting to reduce the

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State of Working Georgia Before and During COVID-19

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle and Research Associate Ray Khalfani On March 13, 2020 the President of the United States declared a national emergency in response to the global coronavirus pandemic. To protect the public’s

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TANF Funding and COVID-19: A Critical Opportunity

  Gap Between Black and white children The COVID-19 pandemic will have an outsized impact on Black Georgians, who are overrepresented in the low-wage workforce, so support for the safety net is critical for preventing the widening of racial disparities.

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Child Care Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle Key Takeaways Georgia’s child care system is fiscally fragile, and many providers are forced to close due to the COVID-19-induced recession. State and federal policy responses help meet the immediate

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Telling the Unvarnished Truth About Georgia

As we close out Black History Month, I reflect on our commitment this month and every month to confront the troubled history that still reproduces disadvantage for hardworking Georgians. W.E.B. Du Bois debuted The Georgia Negro 120 years ago at

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Jumpstart Economic Opportunity with a Clean Slate

By: Stephanie Angel, Policy Fellow and Alex Camardelle, Senior Policy Analyst Introduction Tens of thousands of Georgia citizens return to their home communities from prison each year with hopes of being hired and supporting their families.[1] But far too many

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